summit on strengthening defense ties and fighting cyber threats from other countries, including china. president obama travels to asia later this week for historic visits to myanmar and cambodia. former vice presidential candidate paul ryan has confirmed reports that election night results took the romney camp completely by surprise. ryan told our milwaukee station that the campaign was well-run. but in the end, it was not enough. he says reality finally sank in when they lost ohio. >> the polling we had, the numbers we were looking at, looked like we stood a pretty good chance of winning. so, when the numbers came in, you know, going the other direction, and we saw the kind of turnout that was occurring in urban areas, which were really fairly unprecedented, it did come as a bit of a shock. >> when asked about a potential future run for the white house, ryan said it was the last thing on his mind right now. he's looking forward to sleeping, probably. time, now, for this morning's weather from across the nation. it's going to be a wet day from northern california to seattle. up to half a foot of snow is expected in the cascades and northern rockies.